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The Riddle Questions and Answers
The Riddle Activity 1
Choose the correct answers from the given alternatives:
(a) Emperor Akbar was walking
(i) in his palace
(ii) in the royal garden
(iii) in the house of Birbal.
Answer: Emperor Akbar was walking in the royal garden.
(b) Birbal was Akbar’s
(i) most trusted and faithful minister
(ii) greedy and unfaithful minister
Answer: Birbal was Akbar’s most trusted and faithful minister.
(c) The emperor was
Answer: The emperor was worried.
(d) The fastest thing on earth is
(i) the human mind
(ii) bullock cart
Answer: The fastest thing on earth is the human mind.
(e) The neighbour was outwitted by
(iii) the neighbour’s friend
Answer: The neighbour was outwitted by Birbal.
The Riddle Activity 2
Identify which of the following statements are True and which are False. Give a supporting statement for each of your answers.
(a) Emperor Akbar was very worried when he was roaming in his garden. [TRUE]
Supporting Statement> But the great Emperor Akbar did not have peace of mind,
(b) There were no flowers and fruits in the garden of Akbar. [FALSE]
Supporting Statement> There were flowers of all shapes and sizes in his garden.
(c) Birbal was indifferent to Akbar’s troubles. [FALSE]
Supporting Statement> Wise Birbal, noticing this, asked Akbar, ‘O great and powerful King, what is troubling you?
(d) Birbal succeeded in answering to Akbar’s query. [TRUE]
Supporting Statement> Birbal offered to answer his question.
(e) The people of Akbar’s court admired the wisdom of Birbal. [TRUE]
Supporting Statement> people were amazed at the wisdom of Birbal.
The Riddle Activity 3
What kind of a text is this?
It is a (i) play (ii) essay (iii) story
Answer: It is a story.
The Riddle Activity 5
Complete the sentences meaningfully:
(a) Akbar asked Birbal …………………………..
Answer: Akbar asked Birbal what is the fastest thing on this planet.
(b) Most people of the court of Akbar were puzzled …………………………
Answer: Most people of the court of Akbar were puzzled hearing the question that troubled Akbar.
(c) ……………………….. withdrew his claim immediately.
Answer: The man who sold the well withdrew his claim immediately.
(d) …………………….. fastest thing on earth.
Answer: The human mind is the fastest thing on earth.
The Riddle Activity 6
Fill in the chart with information from the text:
|(1) Emperor Akber couldn’t find the answer of a riddle.||1. Akbar was troubled|
|(2) Emperor Akber asked Birbal to solve a riddle.||(2) Birbal solved the riddle and proved it is well.|
|(3) The neighbour claimed that he had sold the well only, not water in it.||3. the neighbour wanted to change money for drawing water from the well.|
The Riddle Activity 7
Answer the following question :
(a) What were the things that the great emperor Akber loved?
Answer: The great emperor Akbar loved arts, science, literature, and music.
(b) Why did Akbar not have peace of mind?
Answer: Akbar did not have peace of mind because he couldn’t find the answer to the riddle.
(c) What was the problem presented by the man from the audience?
Answer: The man from the audience claimed that his neighbour had sold him his well. But when he wanted to draw water from the well, his neighbour wanted to charge him money for it. This was the problem.
(d) How did Birbal solve the problem?
Answer: Birbal asked the neighbour to give rent for keeping water in the other’s well. The neighbour understood the meaning and withdraw his claims. Thus the problem was solved.
The Riddle Activity 8
Identify the words from the text which are the synonyms of the following words
The Riddle Activity 9
Complete the following sentences with the proper degree of adjectives:
(a) Shiela has the _____________ (long) hair in the class.
Answer: Shiela has the longest hair in the class.
(b) Mr Ghosal is ______________ (busy) than Mr.Patnaik.
Answer: Mr. Ghosal is busier than Mr.Patnaik.
(c) We should be _____________ (careful) in our speech.
Answer: We should be more careful in our speech.
(d) Shenawaz is as ______________ (thin) as Prelay.
Answer: Shenawaz is as thin as Prelay.
(e) The owl is considered as the ________________ (wise) of all.
Answer: The owl is considered as the wisest of all.
(f) His house is _____________ (far) away from my house than Sanjeev’s.
Answer: His house is farther away from my house than Sanjeev’s.
The Riddle Activity 10
Fill in the blanks with either Present Continuous Tense or Past Continuous Tense:
(a) It _____________ (rain) now.
Answer: It is raining now.
(b) Dr. Manmohan Singh _____________ (visit) Kolkata today.
Answer: Dr. Manmohan Singh is visiting Kolkata today.
(c) Hari _____________(study) at 9 pm yesterday.
Answer: Hari was studying at 9 pm yesterday.
(d) The boys __________________(play) in the field now.
Answer: The boys are playing in the field now.
(e) Rahim _____________(talk) to his friend when his mother called him.
Answer: Rahim was talking to his friend when his mother called him.